English Language

GCSE Revision


AQA GCSE - English Language

The English Language Internal Assessment with consist of:

  • AQA English Language Paper 2 Assessment

  • Internal Assessment - Speech Writing


Paper 2 Specifications

Q1 - List four things that are true. (4 marks)
AO1 - identify and interpret explicit and implicit information and ideas

Q2 - Write a summary of similarities or differences between two aspects of the texts (8 marks)
AO1 - identify and interpret explicit and implicit information and ideas; select and synthesis evidence from different texts

Q3 - How does the writer use language to describe a specific aspect of the text (12 marks)
AO2 - explain, comment on and analyse how writers use language and structure to achieve effects and influence readers, using relevant terminology to support your views

Q4 - Compare how writers convey their perspectives and feelings (16 marks)
AO3 - compare writers’ ideas and perspectives and how they are conveyed

Q5 - Directed writing (40 marks)
AO5 - Communicate clearly, effectively and imaginatively; organise information and ideas
AO6 - Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures with accurate spelling and punctuation


AQA English Language - Full Specifications

Speech Writing Specifications

Speech writing (40 marks)
AO5 - Communicate clearly, effectively and imaginatively; organise information and ideas
AO6 - Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures with accurate spelling and punctuation